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Postal Loans & Digitisation Requests

Information about requesting scanned chapters and books for postal delivery.

Postal Lending Service for Online Students

As part of this service:

  • Library books are posted to online students free of charge
  • Returning books to the library are made at borrowers' expense
    All items may be returned to your campus library by post or in person
  • Limited copies of recommended or designated textbooks are available for loan
  • The library can fulfill postal requests for books only. DVDs cannot be posted to students
  • Requests for books for postal delivery must be made through MultiSearch.

Note: Postal loan requests will be cancelled if an ebook version is available and you will be sent a link to this version.

How to Request

1. Sign in to My Library to access the MultiSearch Request Options. Current students, academic and administrative staff may log in using your college username and password as follows:

Username: Your ACAP email address (e.g.

Password: The password used to access the ACAP Student Portal. If you are experiencing any difficulties logging in, please contact your campus library.

Teachers and staff username: Your college email address (e.g. Please contact your campus library if you require this information or have not yet registered with the library.

2. Click the title link of the item you'd like to have sent

3. From the Find & Request section and click the Request link

4. Select Home Address as the pick up location and then the Request button.

A hold will be placed on the next available item and sent to your home address. Check that your address is current in My Library, contact the library with updated address details as required and inform student administration to update your student record.